Career Outlook for Dispatchers (not including Police, Fire, and Ambulance)

Also known as:  Airplane Dispatch Clerk, Auto Service Dispatcher, Bus Dispatcher, Crew Dispatcher, Maintenance Dispatcher, School Bus Dispatcher, Taxicab Dispatcher, Tow Truck Dispatcher, Train Dispatcher, Truck Dispatcher
The overall job outlook for Dispatcher careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 8.82 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.47 percent per year. Demand for Dispatchers is expected to go up, with an expected 10,160 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.70 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Dispatchers (not including Police, Fire, and Ambulance) in the following states
California 19,710
Texas 18,920
New York 13,500
Florida 9,500
Illinois 7,440
Pennsylvania 6,350
Ohio 6,100
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Dispatchers (not including Police, Fire, and Ambulance)
Virgin Islands 40
Guam 120
Wyoming 270
District of Columbia 330
Vermont 370
South Dakota 420
Rhode Island 510
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